Think you're seeing less junk mail in your inbox these days? If so, it's not just your imagination.
The rate of spam across the world has hit close to a three-year low and now encompasses just 70 percent of all e-mails, according to Symantec's November Intelligence Report (PDF).
That number is a healthy drop from 2009 when spam accounted for 90 percent of all global e-mails. And it's close to the 68 percent level seen in late 2008 after the spam hosting ISP McColo was shut down.
In particular, pharmaceutical spam is at its lowest level … Read more